Entries by LesleyAnn

Tackling those winter ills!

Winter is my favourite time of the year, but with winter usually comes the winter ills. For some businesses, managing absences can be challenging. Even trickier is managing a sick employee who comes to work when they shouldn’t!

Recruiting… The 4 questions you need to ask before you get started

As we all know, there’s often time pressure when it comes to recruiting. Perhaps a staff member has resigned; you’re growing and you need someone else on your team; you’ve just won a large contract. So you need more staff. Before you leap in and place that first advert, here are four questions you need […]

Full Moon Problems

Most people know I set my HR clock by the full moon. Is it some mystery of the universe, or just by pure coincidence, that when the full moon rolls around, we seem to have a few tricky workplace problems to help our clients resolve? I’m not sure why they come to the fore at […]

“Cambridge Tree” winner has been found!

We combined our love of the Cambridge Autumn Festival and photography when we sponsored the Find the Cambridge Tree Photo Competition recently. Our congratulations go to the winner Dot Harding for her stunning photo. Head on over to www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz to see the winning photo!

2019, get ahead of the game

If it’s not on your agenda already, it’s time to put it on. What am I talking about you ask? The answer: giving your HR practices an overhaul and ensuring you’re ahead of the game.

Children at Work

I love it when kids visit us at work because they bring a certain energy (and cuteness of course) that makes the team smile. There are some entertaining moments when kids are around, and the questions the older children ask can be very thought provoking.

We’re making HR simpler!

We’re launching a new product range! It’s a range of standard policies designed to make HR simpler. We are rolling out these policies from this month, and here’s our first policy ready to go… “DRUGS & ALCOHOL IN THE WORKPLACE” In today’s workplace environment, it makes good HR sense to have a clear policy that […]